ESRI Research Seminar and Events Programme 2016/2017

Summer Institute in Qualitative Research: Putting Theory to Work

Monday 10th– Friday 14th July 2017
The fifth International Summer Institute in Qualitative Research provides the opportunity to learn about current trends in theory and methodology, in dialogue with leading theorists.

Keynote speakers are:

  • Claire Colebrook, Pennsylvania State University
  • Des Fitzgerald, Cardiff University
  • Anna Hickey-Moody, University of Sydney
  • Gabrielle Ivinson, Manchester Metropolitan University, Emma Renold, Cardiff University and Jên Angharad, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
  • Hillevi Lenz-Taguchi and Lena Aronsson, Stockholm University
  • Maggie MacLure, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Jerry Rosiek, University of Oregon
  • Iris van der Tuin, Utrecht University
  • Deborah Youdell, University of Birmingham

ESRI Student Conference

The ESRI annual Student Conference will be held on 29th June 2017 in the Brooks Building.

Seminars Summer Term 2017

Wednesday 26th April in Brooks 2.19
Prof Tim Ingold, University of Aberdeen, UK
Anthropology and/as Education

Wednesday 10th May in Brooks G.16
Dr Charlotte Jones and Dr Jen Slater, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
School Toilets: Queer, disabled bodies and gendered lessons of embodiment

Friday 26th May in the Biosocial Research Lab - Brooks 2.52
Dr. Chris Murgatroyd, School of Healthcare Science
The Epigenetics of Early Life Stress: Emerging connections with biosocial research

Wednesday 21st June - Unfortunately this seminar has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.
Prof Erica Burman, University of Manchester, UK
Child as method: Brexit, the pedagogy of failure, and how intergenerational relations structure the resistance of racist discourse to analysis

Seminars Spring Term 2017

February 15th in Brooks G.17
Dr Rachel Rosen, University College London, UK
'The Scream': Sociological reflections on the politics of voice and early childhood 'soundscapes'

March 8th in Brooks G.17
Professor Matthew Clarke, York St John University, UK
Beyond reproductive futurism and cruel optimism: Teaching-learning as world spectatorship

March 22nd in Brooks G.17
Professor Helen Gunter, University of Manchester, UK
An Intellectual History of School Leadership

Seminars Autumn Term 2016

All seminars run 4.00pm - 5.30pm unless otherwise stated

October 12th in Brooks Room G16
Dr Janet Batsleer, Manchester Metropolitan University
Participation: A Horizon for Democratic Citizenship Education?
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Occasional Seminar
November 2nd
in Brooks Room 3.03 at 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Dr Nick Hopwood, University of Technology Sydney
Disrupting conservatism in simulation pedagogy: a diffractive appeal to theory.

November 2nd in Brooks Room G16
Professor Peter Kraftl, Professor of Human Geography, University of Birmingham
Alter-childhoods, After Childhood? (Re)Theorising the Geographies of Alternative Education.

November 16th in Brooks Room G16
Dr Andreja Zevnik, Lecturer in International Politics, University of Manchester
Post-racial society as social fantasy: Black American and the struggle for political recognition

December 7th in Brooks Room G16
Dr Amanda French and Professor Alex Kendall, Birmingham City University
Acting out: rhizovocality in post-graduate supervision practices; An ethno-drama in 3 parts.